Monte Cristo Sandwich Sliders

INGREDIENTS 1 (12 count) pkg. Kings Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls 1/2 cup raspberry preserves 1/2 pound deli sliced turkey 1/2 pound deli sliced ham 6 slices swiss cheese 1/2 cup butter, melted and divided 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise Powdered sugar, for garnish INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. 2. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. 3. Slice rolls horizontally (keeping them connected) and place in the bottom of prepared baking dish. 4. Spread raspberry preserves on top of the bottom half of the rolls. 5. Layer with sliced turkey, ham and cheese. 6. In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup melted butter, egg, Worcestershire […]

Balsamic Steak and Vegetable Kabobs

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce? 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 teaspoons dijon mustard 3 teaspoons minced garlic salt and pepper, to taste 2 pounds sirloin steak, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 yellow onion, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 orange bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 (16 ounce) pkg. fresh mushrooms, cut into bite-sized pieces INSTRUCTIONS In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, dijon mustard, minced garlic and salt and pepper.? Add cut steak to marinade. Cover bowl with saran wrap and store in the fridge for at least 2 hours before grilling. After steak has marinated, […]

Mexican Street Corn

INGREDIENTS 4 ears of corn 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon garlic salt 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 bunch cilantro (finely chopped) 1 cup crumbled Feta cheese 2 limes INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place corn (still in husk) directly on oven rack. Bake for 30 minutes or until corn is fully cooked, remove and let cool for at least 5 minutes. In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, and garlic salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together paprika and chili powder. Remove husks from corn. Spread about 1 Tablespoon of mayonnaise mixture on each ear of corn. Sprinkle with paprika/chili powder mixture. Top with feta cheese and minced cilantro. Serve with […]

Jack Daniels Grilled Steak

Ingredients:    4 (8 ounces each) New York Strip Steaks, boneless 1/2-cup Jack Daniel’s Whiskey 1/2-cup low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1/4-cup light brown sugar 3 garlic cloves, minced fresh ground pepper   Optional   4 whole sweet onions, cut into rings 4 zucchini, cut into rings 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Instructions:   Place the steaks in a pan that is large enough to hold all 4. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the whiskey, soy sauce, olive oil, mustard, brown sugar, garlic, and fresh ground pepper; whisk until thoroughly combined. Pour the marinade over the steaks, turning the steaks once or twice to […]

Holiday Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries & Bacon

Ingredients:  For the brussels sprouts: 14 ounces brussels sprouts, thinly sliced 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon butter sprinkle of salt and pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil Everything else: 7 bacon strips, chopped into 1-2 inch pieces 1/3 cup dried cranberries parmesan cheese, shredded Instructions: Prep the brussels sprouts: Add brussels sprouts to a large mixing bowl and microwave until soft, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, butter, salt, and pepper. Mix until the butter melts. Add olive oil and mix well. Set aside this mixture while you perform the next step, so that the brussels sprouts marinate in the goodness you just mixed in. If you have the time, you can let the brussels sprouts marinate up to 1 hour […]

Maple Glazed Roasted Turkey

Ingredients: 1 (7-8 lb.) whole turkey breast, fresh or frozen and thawed ½ apple, chopped into two pieces ½ lemon ½ onion 1 stalk celery, halved 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1 sprig fresh thyme Salt, to taste ½ cup (1 stick) butter ½ cup pure maple syrup 1 cup water Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse the turkey breast with cold water. Pat dry. Stuff turkey cavity with apple, lemon, onion, celery, rosemary, and thyme. Sprinkle salt inside the cavity. Place the turkey in a large shallow roasting pan lined with aluminum foil. Don’t skip the aluminum foil (it makes clean up quick and easy)! TO PREPARE THE GLAZE: In a small saucepan, melt butter with maple syrup […]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Ingredients: 50-60 frozen meatballs, store bought or homemade ((I love the frozen Costco brand) 1 (14 oz) can whole cranberry sauce 1 (12 oz) jar cocktail sauce, or homemade 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup water 1 cup barbecue sauce Finely chopped green onions, for garnish Instructions: Spray the bottom of your slow cooker lightly with cooking spray. Add frozen meatballs to the bottom of pot. In a large bowl stir together cranberry sauce, cocktail sauce, brown sugar, water, and barbecue sauce and pour over meatballs. Cook on LOW for 4-6 hours or HIGH for 2-3 hours. Serve warm garnished with chopped green onions, if desired.

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Ingredients: 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp cold water 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp soy sauce 3 tbsp cider vinegar 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and minced 2 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp white pepper 4 chicken breasts cut into chunky strips 1 tbsp sesame seeds Small bunch scallions, chopped Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400F. Place the cornstarch and cold water in a small saucepan and stir together to combine. Add in the sugar, soy sauce, cider vinegar, minced garlic, ginger, honey and pepper. Stir together and heat, stirring slowly until the sauce comes to a boil. Turn off the heat. Place the chunks of chicken in an oven-proof dish. […]

Barbacoa Short Rib Tacos

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 6 pounds | 3kg beef short ribs (fat trimmed) 4 chiptole peppers in adobo sauce, chopped (plus the adobo sauce) 1 white onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic (or 4 cloves garlic, minced) ⅓ cup barbecue sauce ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon salt ½ cup beef broth / stock Warm corn tortillas Instructions: Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Trim as much visible fat as possible from each rib (optional but helps lessen the fat content). Brown the ribs in batches until browned on both sides (about 3-4 minutes each side, per batch). Transfer the browned […]

Honey Barbecue Meatloaf

Here’s a sweet twist on a classic favorite, meatloaf can be a boring meal but some barbecue sauce makes a ll the difference! See the recipe below: Ingredients: 1 pound 90% lean ground beef ½ cup plain panko bread crumbs 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 4 tablespoons smoky barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon honey ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, use your hands to mix together the ground beef, panko, 1 tablespoon of the worcestershire sauce, the mustard, 3 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce, the salt, and pepper. Do not overwork the meat. Shape the mixture into a long, thick log and place […]